Category Archives: HR General

Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community.   From left to right: Front Row:  Rebecca Lang, … Continue reading

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Looking for Summer Wellness Opportunities? “5 Months to 5 Miles” Kicks Off Training for SMU Cox Corporate Relay Challenge

The Texas summer might not be the ideal season to run a marathon, but it’s the perfect time to start training. The Cooper Aerobics Center has created a “5 Months to 5 Miles” training program for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon … Continue reading

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Meet Our Newest Employees Who Recently Attended SMU & YOU

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community. From left to right: Ashanty Weaver, Heather Hoskinson, Diane … Continue reading

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Gesundheit! Getting Allergy Relief When Spring Is in the Air

In late spring, pollen from trees is often the culprit in outdoor allergies. When pollen levels are high, try to stay inside with the windows closed. Pollen counts are highest early in the morning on warm, dry, windy days. Chilly, … Continue reading

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Communication Update from Magellan, SMU’s EAP Program Manager

May 21, 2013 Follow up – Moore, OK tornado disaster As Magellan has learned more information and details about the tornado that hit Moore, OK additional tools, resources, and material have been made available to their clients. Magellan issued a … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Program Announces Resources for Employees Coping with Natural Disasters

MAGELLAN HEALTH SERVICES ESTABLISHES NATIONAL TOLL-FREE HOTLINE FOLLOWING MOORE, OKLAHOMA TORNADO Counselors available to help individuals cope with natural disaster- – Natural disaster toolkit available on website –  AVON, Conn. – May 21, 2013 – Magellan Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ: … Continue reading

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Blue365® Program Exclusively For SMU Medical Plan Participants

With the Blue365® program, members can save money on health care products and services such as fitness gear, gym memberships, family activities, healthy eating options and much more — all offered by top national and local retailers. Using the program … Continue reading

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Got Drugs? National Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 in 9 teens have abused prescription drugs. Often these medications are found in the home. Parents and adults can do their part to rid their homes of dangerous prescription drugs by … Continue reading

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How Soon is Now? Talking to Kids about Alcohol!

The road to adulthood can be paved with more than one uncomfortable conversation. But don’t wait too long to bring up the subject of alcohol with your children. Even some children in elementary school are making decisions about whether to … Continue reading

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Compass Health Pro: Avoid Unnecessary Charges on Your Surgery…Know Your Costs Upfront!

Jeremy Garrett, your Compass Health Pro, is always here to help you make the most of your healthcare dollars. One of the areas where people spend the most money is on surgery. There can be so many more costs than expected. … Continue reading

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